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Rotary Festive Fundraisers Are A Huge Success

December was a very busy and successful month for local not-for-profit club, Aspley Rotary. The club has made a tremendous difference to some of the less fortunate families within our community by donating $3,000 to Aspley Care. This money assisted them to compile Christmas Hampers that were distributed to some of the families doing it tough within the region before... Read More

by katie , 3 weeks ago

Community, Newsfeed

Planning Ahead 

Happy 2022 !  As mentioned in our previous columns, our Association presented a community-led budget submission to Cr Toomey of The Gap Ward in October 2021. The submission included recommendations on expenditure categories within BCC’s budget being: local roads, parks, bikeways, footpaths, reserves and public transport. BCC is Australia’s largest council by population size, so understandably its budget process is... Read More

by katie , 3 weeks ago

Community, Newsfeed

Gardening In Summer – What To Grow

Gardening in summer is sometimes a little challenging due to the extreme weather conditions we often experience, along with the unwanted pests and diseases.   However, if you are able to keep the plants well watered during these hotter months, you have a good chance of harvesting some tasty vegetables.   The crops we tend to cultivate are tomatoes (cherry-types... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

Community, Newsfeed

A Little Christmas Angel in our Community

Meeting our community’s increasing needs, Share the Dignity powers full steam ahead toward fulfilling their goal of spreading love this Christmas. #ItsInTheBag, the initiative’s annual Christmas time appeal, encourages locals to donate a bag of goodies at the closest Bunnings store between Friday 19 November and Sunday 28 November 2021. The aim—to ensure woman and young girls spending this special... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

Community

The Crazy Cake Season

The Brisbane North Cake Decorators are about to enter that crazy time of the year when Christmas Cakes keep us all busy. Every year for over 30 years, we have made, iced and decorated Christmas Cupcakes for the Mitchelton Meals on Wheels clients. This year we also did some decorated Christmas Cakes for the Bunya Lions Club to sell at... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

Community

Out & About in the Community

The Rotary Club of Aspley is hard at work this festive season with their annual fundraising activities in full swing.  You can find them down at the Aspley Hypermarket carrying out their annual Christmas Trailer Raffle, so pop down and grab a ticket to enter the draw. The winner will be drawn on Friday 24th December. Tickets $2 each or... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

Acreage Living, Community

Centre of Excellence at Samford

Located at Samford Showgrounds, the centre draws many of its volunteers from Samford Valley and surrounding rural-residential areas. For many of the volunteers who live on acreage, managing horses and maintaining associated facilities and paddocks are all too familiar responsibilities.     The impressive centre has been developed over the past 14 years with strong local community support. With its... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

Community, Events, Newsfeed

Picabeen Reflects on the Year Gone By

This is my second placement for my Master of Social Work at QUT. I’m blessed. This placement brings me to contribute to our community and society. Picabeen is one of the best community centres that I’ve ever heard of in Brisbane. The inclusiveness and richness of support given by the staff and volunteers in the organisation makes me feel supported.... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

Community, Events, Newsfeed

Community Carols are Back with a BANG!

The much-loved Community Carols are back again to entertain the local community on Saturday 11th December at Mitchelton Park on the grounds of Wests Mitchelton Junior Rugby League Football Club in the Park and everyone is invited! Hosted by the Brisbane Bunya Lions Club, ‘Carols in the Park’ will kick off at 4pm  and cumulate at 8pm with an impressive fireworks display! With... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

Community, Newsfeed

Find Out How To Facet

Following the successful application for a Grant from the Gambling Community Benefit Fund, the Club has been able to purchase a Hall’s Faceting Machine from the local manafacturers in Cairns. This will take the number of faceting machines we have now to three. Besides an expensive item to purchase, they require detailed tuition by an accomplished operator. The Club has... Read More

by katie , 2 months ago

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